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Crucible Fire Arts Festival in Oakland CA - July 9-12, 2008 Answered

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If you're into fire, metal, dance, and all of the above, BART on over to the Crucible Fire Arts festival, coming next week!

Each July The Crucible's Fire Arts Festival celebrates creativity through fire and light with a spectacular open-air exhibition of interactive fire art, performance and the largest collection of outdoor fire sculpture on the West Coast.

The 2007 Fire Arts Festival attracted over 10,000 people from as far as England and Australia and featured The Fire Odyssey, an innovative production that blended industrial fire theatre with ballet, opera, hip hop, aerial dance and fire performance.

See the full lineup of performers, artists, and goings on at:
http://www.thecrucible.org/fireartsfestival/index.html

Join our special Cupola Iron Casting workshop running July 7-13th and wow the crowds with your iron pour!

Here's your chance to play an active role in this year's Fire Arts Festival! After learning the steps to create a mold and prepare iron and coke charges for the cupola, you are invited to participate in a public iron pour on the last day of the 2008 Fire Arts Festival.

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susie (author)2008-07-11
My video of the Fire Arts festival with a little cactus footage!
I have another cactus video at http://www.flickr.com/photos/68352141@N00/2658911392/

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Goodhart (author)2008-07-07

Being on this end of the country and on short term disability really is making my days....*sigh*

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Patrik (author)2008-07-07

I'll be there... Here's a few purty pictures from 06 and 07:

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Lftndbt (author)2008-07-02

Wow!! that cacti is incredible!!! I assume that is what it is suppose to be. Pity we don't have something like this down under. :(

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killerjackalope (author)Lftndbt2008-07-03

I saw the cactus... I want to make an 'ible for one of them, since I want to make one of them...

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Lftndbt (author)killerjackalope2008-07-03

Oh OH!!
Pocket sized!!
LoL!! ;P

I wonder what will come up if I Google Pocket sized rocket ?'"

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Whaleman (author)Lftndbt2008-07-05

Myspace... Wow. I was not expecting that.

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killerjackalope (author)Lftndbt2008-07-03

Umm well now... I was thinking a small scale version... I'll get to work on it.. it may involve using gas and a fan, something a bit crazy...

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joey2542667 (author)2008-07-03

that cactus is my new backround!

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=SMART= (author)2008-07-03

God dammit i hate the atlantic, That cactus is SUPER COOL

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garden burger (author)2008-07-03

OMG! a whole festival based on burning! my dream has come true! oh wait, how do i get there... *sigh* i guess i will have to stick to burning twigs in the grill...

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LinuxH4x0r (author)2008-07-02

Oooh! looks like fun. Too bad I live in Santa Fe

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susie (author)LinuxH4x0r2008-07-02

I'm sure you can craft some kind of rocketship to transport you there for a few hours.

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pyreoutof (author)susie2008-07-03

lol...or spend a pretty penny for a ride...

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Lftndbt (author)susie2008-07-02

He can pick me up too, i'm sure it's on the way. :)

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